Off topic: Faces in things....
Thread poster: Tom in London

Tom in London
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Dec 2, 2013

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Just for laughs:

https://twitter.com/FacesPics


 

Richard Foulkes  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:21
German to English
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I follow this Dec 2, 2013

Brilliant isn't it? You can't not see the faces once you've seen themicon_smile.gif.

 

Tom in London
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My favourite Dec 2, 2013

"An unexpected friend" is funny

 

David Friemann, MA  Identity Verified
Germany
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many more Dec 2, 2013

I have been a fan of these for most of my life. The phenomenom is called Pareidolia, and humans just can't not see faces, although they loose the ability to recognize (even real) faces under a number of possible circumstances:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareidolia

Here are a few more examples:

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/things-with-faces-pareidolia/photos

but the happiest chair in the world just takes the cake, in my opinion:

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g199/Justen23/happiest-chair-in-the-world.jpg


 

Kay Denney  Identity Verified
France
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French to English
giving faces Dec 2, 2013

Given that lots of these faces are in man-made objects, I think humans just can't help giving inanimate objects faces!

 

RominaZ  Identity Verified
Argentina
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A short film by Pixar -- The blue umbrella -- also depicts this Dec 2, 2013

There is also a very beautiful short film by Pixar The blue umbrella in which many objects along the street – signs, lights, awnings, mailboxes – appear to come to life and develop faces and expressions of their own, enjoying the shower.

Here's one example


 


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